Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni was back at it again on Saturday night at the 2017 Purdue Invitational.
Freestyle standout Blake Pieroni had one of the top swims of the night for the Hoosiers with his performance in the 200 free.
Purdue’s Kaersten Meitz took almost a full second off her best in the 500 free today with a big performance in front of the home crowd.
The Boilermakers won the women’s meet, while the Hawkeyes took the men’s.
Kaersten Meitz swept the 200, 500 and 1000 freestyle as Purdue swept South Carolina on Thursday.
Ella Eastin is the favorite in tonight’s 200 fly final.
Two-time World champion Daiya Seto will swim the 400 IM on day 7 of the World University Games.
Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.
Lanza took a sizeable lead in the 200 IM as he took gold in 2:03.31. Lanza then won another gold in Meet Record time with his 53.07 in the 100 fly.
Former Auburn standout Ashley Neidigh is making waves at her new home in Indiana.
USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.